ProfitKeeper Joins Frantopia as Business Partner
November 28, 2011
MESA, AZ—ProfitKeeper, Inc., a technology leader providing cloud-based accounting and profit management solutions to franchises, has become a business partner and content expert for Frantopia, the social networking and business resources site of Franchise Business Review.
ProfitKeeper provides expert content in Frantopia’s profitability business center and offers its cloud-based reporting and accounting solutions to franchises. The company’s solutions were developed specifically for the franchise industry and offer complete financial understanding at both the franchisor and franchisee level. Franchisors have access to comparative data and benchmarking tools, while franchisees can view comparative charts and graphs so they can better manage their bottom line. With ProfitKeeper’s complete accounting system and service options, franchises are able to have a cost-efficient, custom solution for managing profitability.
“We are excited about the opportunity to partner with Frantopia,” said Greg Nielsen, President of ProfitKeeper. “Our solutions help franchisees identify performance successes and areas of improvement so they can make the operational changes necessary to maximize profitability. We believe this partnership will enable us to share our expertise and profitability solutions with more franchisees.”
Frantopia is the only social network of its kind, exclusively dedicated to bringing tools, services and best practices to franchisees. As part of the free Frantopia network, franchisees can connect with other franchise operators, learn from industry experts and grow their business. Through Frantopia’s business centers, business partners provide critical best practice strategies and expert know-how in the form of articles, webinars, FAQs, and on-demand expert advice.
“Sales revenue is obviously very important to franchisees, but it’s profitability that matters most at the end of the day,” said Eric Stites, president and CEO of Franchise Business Review. “ProfitKeeper has helped numerous franchisees and franchisors maximize profits, and we’re excited about the knowledge and expertise they bring to the Frantopia community.”
Frantopia.com is a social networking and business resources site designed specifically for franchisees and created by national market research firm Franchise Business Review. Open to franchise operators and free to join, Frantopia brings targeted content, tools, services and best practices designed to improve franchisees’ day-to-day operations. Frantopia also offers a “closed” Frantopia campus option to franchisors looking for a learning management and Intranet solution. Franchise Business Review developed both tools based on the firm’s many years of research on franchisee satisfaction and franchisee-franchisor relations. In addition to its Frantopia network, Franchise Business Review offers independent franchisee satisfaction and consumer experience surveys, commissioned franchise research projects, and industry- wide studies of franchisee satisfaction.
Franchise Business Review is headquartered in Portsmouth, NH, and can be reached at 1-866- 397-6680, or by visiting www.frantopia.com, www.FranchiseBusinessReview.com or www.FBR50.com.
ProfitKeeper Partners With Quatrro FPO Solutions to Provide Accounting and Tax Services
June 1, 2011MESA—ProfitKeeper, Inc. announced it has entered into a partnership arrangement with Quatrro FPO Solutions, LLC to provide accounting and tax services to its clients. Since 2004, ProfitKeeper has successfully provided accounting, payroll, reporting and tax services to hundreds of business owners, along with its profitability tools. Under the new arrangement, users of ProfitKeeper’s cloud-based accounting and profitability solution are able to receive the services of a global accounting firm with expertise in the franchising and small-business industry.
ProfitKeeper’s state-of-the-art cloud-based solutions help the franchise business owner manage his business by simplifying accounting activities and providing real-time comparative graphs and reports for tracking and analyzing profitability. While ProfitKeeper is strictly a technology business, partnering with Quatrro FPO Solutions allows it to offer various accounting and tax options to its web-based service, at competitive prices not otherwise available.
“We believe in building long-term relationships through which we contribute to the success and growth of our clients,” said Greg Nielsen, President of ProfitKeeper, Inc. “This partnership with Quatrro will greatly benefit our clients as they are able to receive high quality services from professionals who understand the franchise industry. Our business model has proven highly effective in providing the technology and services the small business owner needs in order to manage his business. This new partnership is yet another way we continue to improve our offerings to our clients.”
Quatrro is a global accounting firm with over 2,600 highly-skilled accounting and business professionals worldwide. Franchise accounting represents over 80% of its transaction volumes and its latest customer survey rating showed a 94.40% overall satisfaction rating.
“We are pleased to partner with ProfitKeeper to provide professional business services to ProfitKeeper’s clients,” said Glen Ofenloch, COO of Quatrro FPO Solutions, LLC. “Both companies focus on serving the needs of small businesses, most particularly franchise systems, with technology-based, expert knowledge in accounting and tax services. This partnership will lead to higher operational effectiveness, greater flexibility and lower operating costs for the small business owner.
ProfitKeeper Provides Its Reporting and Accounting Services to Aurelio’s PizzaSeptember 14, 2011
MESA—ProfitKeeper, Inc., a technology leader providing cloud-based accounting and profit management solutions to franchises, has signed an agreement to provide its reporting and profitability tools to Aurelio’s Pizza, a franchise system offering pizza, pasta and sandwiches. Aurelio’s has also designated ProfitKeeper as its preferred vendor for accounting services.
ProfitKeeper is the ideal choice for Aurelio’s because it offers its online accounting, reporting and profitability tools, along with payroll and tax services provided by its global accounting partners, all “under one roof”. The convenience of obtaining all these services from one source allows Aurelio’s franchisees to focus on what they do best—provide the finest pizza, pasta and sandwiches at reasonable prices with fast, courteous and dependable service.
“We are proud that our reporting and accounting services were selected by Aurelio’s,” said Greg Nielsen, President of ProfitKeeper. “Franchisees and franchisors alike benefit from having access to the complete financial understanding that ProfitKeeper provides. We are confident that our services will save Aurelio’s franchisees time and money, and that our profitability tools will allow franchisees to manage costs and excel in today’s competitive marketplace.”
As a customized accounting and reporting solution, ProfitKeeper makes it easy for franchisees to track and report critical data, and allows franchisors to analyze performance metrics from aggregated data. It integrates with POS and other existing franchise systems and provides a controlled chart of accounts and processes which ensure consistent data. With easy-to-use entry screens, even those without accounting or financial experience can use ProfitKeeper for all their accounting activities.
“We are excited to be able to use ProfitKeeper’s reporting and profitability solutions and to offer our franchisees ProfitKeeper’s customized accounting service. ProfitKeeper’s accounting tool provides so much more than any other accounting service can offer our franchisees,” said Kirk Mauriello, Director of Franchising at Aurelio’s. “Its profitability charts and graphs will help our franchisees better manage their bottom line, and as a franchisor, we now have access to the comparative data and real-time information we need to be able to ensure the success of our franchise system.”